Today in Found at the Border: A Mexican teenager trying to cross the border into the United States this weekend who may have looked a little excited to see border officers just had a lot of meth in his "groin area."
The 16-year-old, whose name wasn't released by authorities, had a pound-and-a-half of meth in his underwear, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Of course, there's a photo (luckily, from the back-side) of this youngster with his methy groin area:
The stash was discovered after officers referred him for "additional questioning" while he tried to go through the pedestrian gate at the port of entry in Nogales.
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The 1.5 pounds of meth is valued at $23,000.
That same day, Friday, a Nogales man tried to bring 26 pounds of cocaine back into the United States by hiding the stash behind the seats of his car, while a Mexican national used the same method in an attempt to bring in 13 pounds of heroin, and another Mexican woman tried to bring in five pounds of meth in a cooler hidden under the passenger seat in her car.
As usual, all four of these people were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.